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Golf Equiptment Operator
Property Name
Wild Dunes Resort
Job Title
Golf Equiptment Operator
Location
South Carolina-South/Charleston
Company Name
City
Isle of Palms
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
No
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Front Desk

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort is located less than 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic Charleston. The Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodations ranging from the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn and The Village at Wild Dunes to private condos and luxury home vacation rentals. Offering a year-round menu of championship golf, nationally-ranked tennis, award-winning recreation, spa services and restaurant options, Wild Dunes Resort has been distinguished by many publications and associations as a top destination for families, golfers, tennis lovers, and meeting and event planners.

As a team member at Wild Dunes, we offer exciting staff discounts and benefits: reduced golf fees, complimentary Tennis Court and Recreation pool usages, retail outlet and national hotel discounts. We are a united and coordinated collection of talented and diverse individuals who are here for a single purpose - to serve our guests. Together, we provide service for our guests that will surprise and delight.

Job Description


Job OverviewThis position is expected to assist with the inspection, diagnosis, repair and maintenance of all pieces of turf management equipment to the highest degree of dependability and performance, with the emphasis on precise quality of cut.Essential Functions
  • Assists with the appropriate scheduling of preventative maintenance, and prioritized repairs
  • Troubleshoots all equipment
  • Maintains a clean, well-organized shop with safety as the highest of priorities
  • Assists with golf course special projects
  • Maintains a strong knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Maintains a strong knowledge of golf maintenance trends
  • Learns to operate all pieces of equipment
  • Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments when necessary
  • Communicates all pertinent information to the golf maintenance team
  • Maintains a professional appearance
  • Remains alert, courteous and helpful to the guests and colleagues at all times

Job Requirements


The Equipment Operator is responsible for assisting in the general upkeep and maintenance of the golf greens. S/he will be involved in the precision mowing of greens, tees, aprons, approaches, fairways, roughs, bunker maintenance, divot repair program, and a variety of golf course maintenance programs, such as aerifying, verticutting, and topdressing.

  Essential job FUNCTIONS:
  • Properly mows greens and tees
  • Operates tractors, using specific attachments, to till, cultivate, and grade new turf areas
  • Assists with landscaping;  planting, cultivating, pruning, care of plants, shrubs and trees on golf course
  • Responsible for bunker maintenance
  • Repairs divots throughout course
  • Rakes sand traps
  • Complies with all Wild Dunes Resort’s policies, procedures and safety regulations
  • Maintains a strong knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Attends appropriate resort, division and department meetings
  • Provides general resort information for guests
  • Offers warm and sincere welcome/farewell for all guests of Wild Dunes Resort including use of guest name when possible & good eye contact with each guest
  • Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments when necessary
  • Always maintains a professional demeanor and attitude
  • Communicates all pertinent information to the golf maintenance team
  • Maintains a professional appearance. Follows all Wild Dunes Resort dress code standards
  • Remains alert, courteous and helpful to the guests and colleagues at all times
 
Associate is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.
 
  eXPERIENCE & eDUCATION:
  • High school education or equivalent required
  • Prior landscaping experience preferred
  • Prior golf maintenance experience strongly preferred
  • At least one year customer service experience preferred
 
Job REQUIRMENTS:
 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet company driving standards
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Excellent equipment operation skills
  • Must have good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Must have excellent leadership skills
  • Must have thorough understanding of the game of golf so as to understand the playability of the course
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbal and written
  • Must possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
  • Must have excellent listening skills
  • Must always ensure a teamwork environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and associates
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner